UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Physics, B.A.

All lower division GE completed. Lower division major requirements in Physics I, II, and III (PHYS 225, PHYS 226, PHYS 227 and Labs) and Calculus I, II, and III (MATH 150A, MATH 150B, MATH 250)completed as part of the AS-T in Physics.

Transfer Year 1: Fall Semester

Course Units
CHEM 101/L (if not completed prior to transfer) 4/1
MATH 280 (if not completed prior to transfer) 3
PHYS 301 (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
PHYS 389 3
Total 14

Transfer Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Units
PHYS 375 3
PHYS upper division elective (PHYS 402 suggested elective) 3
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Electives* 6
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Units
PHYS 311 3
PHYS 365 2
PHYS 431 4
Electives* 6
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Units
PHYS upper division elective (PHYS 410 suggested elective) 3
PHYS 493 1
PHYS 497 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Electives* 6
Total 16
Total units after transfer 60

*Upper division courses in the major plus upper division GE courses total 34 units. A minimum of 6 units of additional electives must be upper division (300- and 400-level) to satisfy the 40 unit upper division minimum requirement for the degree.